“Pioneers of Bushwick: We Call It Home” photography & text exhibition by Daryl-Ann Saunders

Open to the public, Monday to Friday 8am – 3pm through April 27, 2012
Diana Jones Center, 9 Noll St. at Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11206
Directions, press release and information: http://www.PioneersOfBushwick.com

The Pioneers of Bushwick project is an ongoing series of photographic portraits of long-time Bushwick residents, paired with their text about Bushwick history. Photo sessions were conducted in a “pop-up” studio by artist Daryl-Ann Saunders at the Diana Jones Senior Center as part of an art residency program initiated by the Brooklyn Arts Council, in partnership with the NY Department for the Aging and the NY Department of Cultural Affairs. “Part II” of the Pioneers of Bushwick project will be presented in June 2012. Subscribe at Pioneers Of Bushwick website above for updates.


Elizabeth Colon of the "Pioneers Of Bushwick" project

Gerardo Marengo of the "Pioneers Of Bushwick" project

Avellar G. Hansley of the "Pioneers Of Bushwick" project